News RSS

Filter by :
  • Adapting to the reality of encrypted DNS deployment

    2020-12-03 News

    What do computer scientists, behaviour economists and cognitive psychologists have in common? They all appreciate the power of the default effect, i.e. whatever people get without making an active choice is what is likely to be the most popular. In the world of network protocol development, the story of deployment of encrypted DNS protocols is arguably centred around what will become the default.

    Read more
  • Some changes to RIPE, and more to come

    2020-11-30 News

    By Monika Ermert, eLance Journalist - At the RIPE81 meeting which took place at the end of October, the new leadership duo, RIPE Chair Mirjam Kühne and Executive Director Hans Peter Holen, presented preliminary ideas of changes to come.

    Read more
  • The CENTRstats Global TLD Report 2020/3 has been published

    2020-11-25 News

    The CENTRstats Global TLD Report Q3/2020 has been published and shows that Q3 2020 has seen a continuation of high rates of new domain creations as well as a slight decrease in deletes. Furthermore, for several countries, the national ccTLD also gained market share based on ‘popular website’ ranks from Alexa. This report covers the status and trends in top-level domains with a focus on European ccTLDs (country code top-level domains). 

    Read more
  • EU Policy Update - October 2020

    2020-11-05 EU Policy Updates

    In a nutshell: The European Commission published its 2021 work programme and announced its plans for the Digital Markets Act. The European Parliament adopted all three of its own-initiative reports on the Digital Services Act. Europol published the Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment for 2020. The Council of the EU agreed on the negotiation mandate on the temporary e-Privacy derogation. The European Data Protection Supervisor issued advice for the EU institutions on complying with Schrems II and issued a decision on Europol’s “big data challenge”. The European Court of Justice held that mass retention of electronic communication metadata is against fundamental rights.

    Read more
  • Would RIPE NCC be interested in managing the assignment of, for example, AS numbers for SCION, a (nearly) clean slate internet approach?

    2020-11-05 Blog

    This is the first article in our RIPE81 series of blogposts by eJournalist, Monika Ermert.

    Read more
  • See more news